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Complete calendar for a huge week of Louisville sports

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There's a ton going on this week, so here's a nice and easy way to keep track of it all.


NCAA Men's Soccer Selection Show -- 1 p.m.

The 10th-ranked Louisville men's soccer team will find out its draw for the 2016 NCAA Tournament during the 1 p.m. selection special on

Bobby Petrino Press Conference -- 1 p.m.

The time might be altered given the fact that this will be a short week.

Men's Basketball vs. William & Mary -- 7 p.m.

Out of Louisville's three pre-Battle 4 Atlantis games, this one will be the toughest. Bill and Mary has been a very solid team for the last few years, and Omar Prewitt is one of the best individual players the Cards will face this month.


ACC Coaches Teleconference

Bobby Petrino will answer questions at 11 a.m.

College Football Playoff Rankings Show -- Approximately 9 p.m.

ESPN is hosting the college hoops 24-hour tip-off marathon, which is why the rankings show won't be at 7 p.m. this week. Instead, the new CFP top 25 will be revealed in between the Kentucky/Michigan State and Duke/Kansas Champions Classic Games, which should be around 9 p.m. The show will return to its normal time slot of Tuesday night at 7 for the next two weeks, and then the final rankings will be revealed on Dec. 4 at noon.


Women's basketball at Middle Tennessee -- 7:30 p.m.

The 5th-ranked Cardinals have rolled through their first two opponents by a combined score of 173-107. Next up is a short road trip to Middle Tennessee, which dropped its season-opener by 12 at Virginia.


NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament -- TBA

There is a very strong chance that Louisville earns a top 16 national seed and a first round bye in the NCAA Tournament. If they don't, then they'll open up their championship run on Thursday at Lynn Stadium.

Men's basketball vs. Long Beach State -- 4 p.m.

The tip-time for this one was moved up so that it wouldn't conflict with the football game, leaving us with the awkward but kind of awesome situation of having Louisville basketball on a non-holiday weekday afternoon. It doesn't happen often. The 1-1 49ers were handed a vicious 92-55 beatdown by Wichita State on Sunday, a team the Cardinals could meet in the semifinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis.

Football at Houston -- 8 p.m.

Obviously, this is the biggest event on the docket. The stakes are suddenly even higher for the Cardinals after Saturday night's college football chaos. Even though they no longer harbor any dreams of playing in the College Football Playoff or a tier one bowl game, 8-2 Houston is still a scary, scary test for a U of L team that can now see the once crazy dream of playing for a national title as an achievable reality. ESPN will have the coverage.

DePaul vs. Rutgers men's basketball -- 8:30 p.m.

Don't act like you aren't excited.


Swimming and Diving Hosts UofL invitational -- 9 a.m.

Both the men's and the women's teams are nationally ranked in the top 10. They'll host three programs in the pool this weekend.

Volleyball at Georgia Tech -- 7 p.m.

The Cards are nearing the end of a rough season that has seen them go just 9-17 so far.


College Football -- All Day

Let's go chaos. Games of interest:

No. 5 Ohio State vs. Michigan State -- Noon

No. 7 Wisconsin vs. Purdue -- Noon

No. 3 Michigan vs. Indiana -- 3:30

No. 18 Florida State vs. Syracuse -- 3:30

No. 2 Clemson vs. Wake Forest -- 7

No. 4 Washington vs. Arizona State -- 7:30

No. 10 Penn State vs. Rutgers -- 8

Women's basketball vs. Bowling Green -- 4:30 p.m.

The Cards return to the KFC Yum Center and kick off the Hall of Fame Classic.

Cross Country NCAA Championships -- All Day

The U of L women's cross country team finished second at the NCAA Southeast Regional to earn the program's first bid to the NCAA Championship ever. The men will be competing in the NCAA Championships for a third straight year.


NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament 2nd Round

The Cards will likely start their quest to make it back to the College Cup on Sunday, against an opponent and at a time that will be announced during the selection show on Monday.

Women's basketball vs. Lehigh -- 4:30 p.m.

The Hall of Fame Classic continues, with Jeff Walz's team playing the second of back-to-back-to-back games in the round-robin event.